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lush

adjective uk   /lʌʃ/ us  

lush adjective (PLANTS)

A lush area has a lot of green, healthy plants, grass, and trees: lush green valleys

lush adjective (PLEASING TO SENSES)

very attractive to look at, taste, smell, etc.: the lush sound of the orchestra the lush taste of fudge ice cream

lush adjective (GOOD)

UK informal good or, of a person, attractive: We had a lush time on my birthday. He's so lush.
lushly
adverb uk   /ˈlʌʃ.li/ us  
lushness
noun [U] uk   /ˈlʌʃ.nəs/ us  

lush

noun [C] uk   /lʌʃ/ slang us  
a person who regularly drinks too much alcohol: She's a lush by all accounts.
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